“Sunshine in Litigation” Legislation: Boon or Bane?By Martin J. Healy, Jr. and David P. HuberMarch 2004Article, Page 138Proponents argue that the "sunshine" proposal before the General Assembly promotes public safety, while opponents charge that it puts trade secrets at risk.
There is Ample Sunshine AlreadyBy Gregory C. RayMarch 2004Article, Page 139The Illinois House has passed, and the Senate is considering, a bill that would limit the power of the parties and the court to bar access to information in litigation involving "public hazards."
For whom the statute tollsBy Helen W. GunnarssonJuly 2003Lawpulse, Page 326When does a statute of limitations begin to run for a cause of action held by a deceased minor? Surprisingly, Illinois courts of review have never answered the question.
Avoiding Tort Immunity PitfallsBy Edward W. McNabolaJune 2003Article, Page 284An overview of the challenges to litigants posed by the governmental tort immunity statute.
Changing the Nature of Illinois Class ActionsBy Kathleen R. Richards and Jeffrey L. DunnMay 2003Article, Page 230Amended Supreme Court Rule 306 allows discretionary appeals of interlocutory orders granting or denying class certification. Here's the defense lawyer's take on the change.
How Great Will the Impact Really Be?By Judy L. CatesMay 2003Article, Page 231Amended Supreme Court Rule 306 allows discretionary appeals of interlocutory orders granting or denying class certification. Here's the plaintiff's lawyer's take on the change.